Frugal Friday – No Spendtember Update

Work hard in silence, let your success be your noise.

Hi Loves!  So since September ends tomorrow – I wanted to check in with a No-Spendtember Update.  I didn’t make it.

I did sort of set myself up to fail a tiny bit.  I had previously planned a girls afternoon with two of my best college friends at a winery.  After a brief tasting and lunch… I ended up buying 2 bottles of wine for the holidays. Continue reading

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Frugal Fridays {NO Spendtember update}

Put the emphasis in your life on faith, family, and health. ~Dave Ramsey: Hey Loves!  We are half through NO Spendtember!! I thought I’d share an update on how things were going.  I’m doing pretty good but its hard at times.

So – OMG – the challenge is real y’all!  I am so tempted every day by emails about sales.  I’ve gone to just deleting them, I don’t even open them.  The temptation is so hard for me but so far – no online purchases for myself/personal use. Continue reading

Frugal Fridays {money tip – track it}

 : Hi Loves!  So I mentioned Dave Ramsey before but I really do like his style and find him inspiring when it comes to money.  This is sort of a mashup of his idea and one I’ve gotten from another financial guy I like Adam Carroll.

Adam suggests tracking your money on a notepad you carry everywhere.  Dave suggests making a budget and tracking your spending there.  This is my take on the two.  And it seems to be working for me! Continue reading